Internet providers in Concord, NC

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Concord internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Concord is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Concord area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Concord residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 51% of those living in Concord.

There are five internet providers serving the Concord area, and 98.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Concord's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Concord

The largest internet providers in Concord are Spectrum and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Concord.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Concord residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 97% of the area. Concord’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 48% of Concord residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Concord covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Concord residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Concord, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Concord covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Concord to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $47.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

48%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to about half of households in Concord covering 48% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Windstream is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Concord than other internet types.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $47.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Concord, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Concord, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Concord and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Concord at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Concord at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Concord residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Concord, NC internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 3.455%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 Mbps DSL 0.489%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 1,000 Mbps DSL 97%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 48%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Concord with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.455% of households in Concord. The next fastest internet provider in Concord is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Concord with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $47.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Concord, covering 48% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Concord and is available to 3.455% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.